Tech Center - Benton Harbor Tech Center

Whirlpool Corporation - Benton Harbor, MI

Project Features: Relocation, Renovation, Construction Management, Consumer Products Test

refrigerator testing facility

ACS provided Construction Management services for the complete renovation of 97,000 SF of an existing 156,000 SF former manufacturing building. This project was required for Whirlpool to relocate their Refrigeration testing capabilities from an existing Evansville, IN facility to their global headquarters in Benton Harbor, MI.

Key Performance Features:

  • Two new Acoustics Test Chambers with for testing multiple appliance types and relocation of one existing prefabricated acoustics test space
  • Mechanical infrastructure for 68 thermal chambers as required to perform Refrigeration development and product approval testing
  • Multiple other laboratory spaces including a Model Shop, 3-D printing facility, Build-Up Lab, Electronics Lab, Advanced Development Lab and other support spaces

ACS Services:

ACS held a single-source contract for design and construction management; integration of equipment and facility systems; and commissioning